The National Conference Center

The National Conference Center From retreats to residential training to conferences to meetings to weddings, The National provides a customizable, distraction-free setting that maximizes productivity, learning, and engagement. Questions: 703-729-8000 Sales: 703-724-5111
The National’s retreat-like and expansive complex, located on 65 wooded acres along the Potomac River, offers 150 meeting rooms, an 880-seat dining room, 917 guest rooms and the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia, accommodating up to 1,800 people.
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Experience one of the largest and most comprehensive conference centers in the nation — The National Conference Center. Created for large conferences, planning sessions and executive education, this multipurpose venue was designed specifically for training.

Mission: The National’s retreat-like and expansive complex, located on 65 wooded acres along the Potomac River, offers 250 meeting rooms, an 880-seat dining room, 917 guest rooms and the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia, accommodating up to 1,800 people. Our experienced team will take your program to the next level with dynamic programming, creative concept meeting rooms, innovative team-building, unforgettable culinary experiences, and more. Located 45 minutes from Washington, DC and just 12 miles from Dulles International Airport.

Payment Options:   Amex Discover Mastercard Visa

General Manager: Geoff Lawson

Culinary Team: Executive Chef Frank Estremera

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02/11/2020
The National Conference Center - Leesburg, Virginia

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Create your ultimate meeting experience at The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Number one venue for meetings, trainings and events.

Read more about What's New at The National — from team building booking incentives, our Shocktober My Bloody Valentine D...
02/10/2020
What’s New at The National

Read more about What's New at The National — from team building booking incentives, our Shocktober My Bloody Valentine Dinner and upcoming events.

The National welcomed the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce leaders & George Hodges-Fulton for their EOS Team meeting t...
02/07/2020

The National welcomed the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce leaders & George Hodges-Fulton for their EOS Team meeting today. Great to have this talented group join us!

When you book your 2020 program before March 1st, you’ll get your choice of two free program enhancements, like team exc...
01/30/2020
http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/starry/

When you book your 2020 program before March 1st, you’ll get your choice of two free program enhancements, like team excursions, culinary experiences or extra savings. Visit meetings.conferencecenter.com/starry to see all the perks you can choose from including a scenic and wine-filled afternoon at Bluemont Vineyard for the whole team.

When you book your 2020 program*  at The National Conference Center, you’ll get your choice of TWO FREE upgrades from the list below.

01/30/2020

Enjoy a romantic My Bloody Valentine Dinner with a side of scary before taking a private shuttle to Shocktober's haunted house, 'My Bloody Valentine.' This special four-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Frank Estremera will feature delectable dishes and cozy atmosphere in The National Secret.

Special room rates are also available for the entire weekend. A limited number of tickets are available, so purchase yours today!

01/28/2020

THURSDAY: Eat like a champion and help graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education in the field of hospitality and tourism at Tailgate for Tourism!

This event features tastings from Ford's Fish Shack, The Conche, Homewood Farm, LLC, City Tap Loudoun and Black Olive Bar & Grill. Plus, tons of auction items from the Washington Redskins, Tarara Winery, and The Goodstone Inn & Estate Restaurant.

It was a great night celebrating Loudoun's best and brightest leaders at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Awards. ...
01/28/2020
MainStreet Bank, The Zone among Loudoun Chamber 2020 Community Leadership Award winners

It was a great night celebrating Loudoun's best and brightest leaders at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Awards. Congratulations to all the winners for their achievements in the community! The National is proud to provide top-notch event space and services for all your upcoming meeting and event needs.

Jennifer Montgomery from Loudoun Hunger Relief and Katie Barchas Wilson from The Market Group were among the winners at the Loudoun Chamber’s 2020 Community Leadership Awards on Jan. 24 at

MARCH 15th: Join us for the Love Loudoun: A Wedding Showcase and meet with top wedding vendors all under one roof. See w...
01/23/2020

MARCH 15th: Join us for the Love Loudoun: A Wedding Showcase and meet with top wedding vendors all under one roof. See what makes Loudoun County the “Go To” destination for weddings that create lifelong memories.

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📸: An Endless Pursuit Photo & Video

Not only is The National nominated for 'Large Business of the Year', our VP & General Manager Geoff Lawson is also nomin...
01/22/2020
Get to know the 2020 CLA Finalists! Geoff Lawson, The National Conference Center - Loudoun Chamber

Not only is The National nominated for 'Large Business of the Year', our VP & General Manager Geoff Lawson is also nominated for 'Executive Leader' at this year's Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce​ Annual Meeting & CLA's 2020!

Click to read more on what inspires Geoff's commitment to the community and his "Never Quit" motto.

Congratulations to Geoff Lawson, GM of The National Conference Center, for being a finalist for the Executive Leader Category! NCC is also a finalist in the Large Business category. The 2020 Community Leadership Awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting on January 24, 2020 at The National Confe...

01/21/2020
The National Conference Center's cover photo
01/21/2020

The National Conference Center's cover photo

01/16/2020

JAN. 30th: Eat like a champion and raise money for graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education in the field of hospitality and tourism through Visit Loudoun Foundation scholarships!

This event at Black Olive Bar & Grill features tastings and food from Ford's Fish Shack, The Conche, Homewood Farm, LLC, City Tap Loudoun and Black Olive.

Read more about What's New at The National — from jumpstarting the new year with a creative meeting, our Loudoun County ...
01/16/2020
What’s New at The National

Read more about What's New at The National — from jumpstarting the new year with a creative meeting, our Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award nominations, and the Visit Loudoun Love Loudoun: A Wedding Showcase.

MARCH 15th: Join us at West Belmont Place at the National for the Love Loudoun: A Wedding Showcase and meet with top wed...
01/09/2020
Visit Loudoun, FNP Events to host wedding showcase

MARCH 15th: Join us at West Belmont Place at the National for the Love Loudoun: A Wedding Showcase and meet with top wedding vendors all under one roof. See what makes Loudoun County the “Go To” destination for weddings that create lifelong memories.

Couples preparing for their special day will be able to meet with nearly 100 wedding-related businesses at the Love Loudoun Wedding Showcase, a new event that will take place March

It was a pleasure to host the Loudoun Board of Supervisors Installation and Gala which included the supervisors, their f...
01/06/2020
New Loudoun County Board of Supervisors sworn in | WTOP

It was a pleasure to host the Loudoun Board of Supervisors Installation and Gala which included the supervisors, their families, and many other elected leaders including Chair Phyllis J. Randall, Attorney General Mark Herring, Rep. Jennifer Wexton, current and former members of the General Assembly, and new Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay.

Loudoun County, Virginia ushered a significant swing Saturday morning as the new Democratic-led Board of Supervisors held a swearing-in ceremony at the National Conference Center.

Congratulations to this year's winners of our annual Student Holiday Card Contest! These three talented 5th grade studen...
12/23/2019

Congratulations to this year's winners of our annual Student Holiday Card Contest! These three talented 5th grade students' designs were voted the top three and Kristina's winning card will be mailed to our friends and community.

Thank you to Loudoun County Public Schools, Mr. Loya at Seldens Landing Elementary School, and all the wonderful visions of The National at the holidays that were submitted this year!

We're excited to announce that The National Conference Center has been nominated in the following categories in the Loud...
12/20/2019
First Round Voting for the Top Five

We're excited to announce that The National Conference Center has been nominated in the following categories in the Loudoun Times-Mirror "Best of Loudoun" annual poll. Click below to vote for us as polls are open until December 27th. You can vote for us once per day in each category!

Destinations: "Event Venue" and "Hotel/Resort"
Services: "Wedding/Event Planner"

https://www.loudountimes.com/best/first_round_voting/#//

Unwrap the ultimate meeting experience 🎁 To celebrate the holidays, we’ll give you two complimentary program upgrades wh...
12/18/2019
http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/holiday-offer/

Unwrap the ultimate meeting experience 🎁 To celebrate the holidays, we’ll give you two complimentary program upgrades when you book a 2020 meeting at The National by 1/15/20.

*Must be a new booking (contracting after 12/4/19) totaling a minimum of 100RNS for each individual booking. Number of participants  must match daily lodging room block. Program enhancements are designed for programs of 100 persons or less.

While we can’t tell you exactly what to get everyone on your list, we’re in Loudoun Times-Mirror 'Holidays in Loudoun' w...
12/17/2019
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While we can’t tell you exactly what to get everyone on your list, we’re in Loudoun Times-Mirror 'Holidays in Loudoun' with the inside track on the best local beer-centric gifts this holiday season.

Here are our picks for special seasonal beers, experiences, and restaurants that will please every craft beer lover on your list curated by Dustin Spencer, the 2018 Visit Loudoun #LoveLoudoun Ambassador, a Loudoun County beer aficionado, and General Manager at Black Olive Bar & Grill at The National.

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Read more about What's New at The National — from hosting weddings at West Belmont Place at the National, our annual stu...
12/12/2019
What’s New at The National

Read more about What's New at The National — from hosting weddings at West Belmont Place at the National, our annual student holiday card contest winner, and a special holiday message from VP & General Manager Geoff Lawson.

The National has been home for the past five years to NS2 Serves, a non-profit dedicated to training post-9/11 U.S. mili...
12/10/2019

The National has been home for the past five years to NS2 Serves, a non-profit dedicated to training post-9/11 U.S. military service veterans in world-class software solutions and finding them employment in high-tech careers.

As of November 2019, NS2 Serves is proud to have trained over 330 veterans. To hire one or more of these veterans who are specially trained in the use of SAP technology solutions, visit: https://ns2serves.org/

12/09/2019

THURSDAY: It's time to sip, shop, and give back at the Seventh Annual High-Heeled Holiday Party Loudoun at Black Olive Bar & Grill 🍸This annual event features a fashion show, live DJ and more with proceeds benefitting Women Giving Back.

Tickets: http://bit.ly/358744a

12/05/2019

Join Chair Phyllis J. Randall and the 2020 Loudoun Board of Supervisors for the Loudoun Board of Supervisors Installation and Gala on January 4th at The National.

The Installation Ceremony will be held, free of charge from 10:00am to noon and The Installation Gala will be held that evening. Any excess funds from the gala tickets will be donated equally to the YMCA Loudoun County, Loudoun Commission on Women and Girls, Loudoun Hunger Relief and the Dulles Area Food Pantry.

Learning and team-building were highlights at TMG Construction Corporation's annual Managers Conference. Our #meetingroo...
12/03/2019

Learning and team-building were highlights at TMG Construction Corporation's annual Managers Conference. Our #meetingrooms provided the ideal environment for the week's worth of panels and collaboration.

'Tis the season to deck The National's halls🎄 Our Project SEARCH interns are busy decorating and making the property fes...
12/02/2019

'Tis the season to deck The National's halls🎄 Our Project SEARCH interns are busy decorating and making the property festive before their next department rotation.

Each The National Conference Center Project SEARCH intern learn employment skills through hands-on duties and works three separate ten-week rotations in several departments including Food & Beverage, Maintenance, AV/IT, Housekeeping, Front Desk, Events and Marketing.

We invite you to come see us at the Dream Shaadi Showcase this Sunday and learn more about hosting your wedding at West ...
11/22/2019

We invite you to come see us at the Dream Shaadi Showcase this Sunday and learn more about hosting your wedding at West Belmont Place at the National. Our award-winning team of event planners, culinary team, and dedicated staff will ensure your wedding will be exceptional.

Thank you to Mr. Stephen Loya, the Art Teacher at Loudoun County Public Schools' Seldens Landing Elementary and his tale...
11/20/2019
Holiday Card Contest | West Belmont Place

Thank you to Mr. Stephen Loya, the Art Teacher at Loudoun County Public Schools' Seldens Landing Elementary and his talented 5th Grade students for partnering with us again this year for our Student Holiday Card Contest! The winning card will be sent to friends of The National and the student winners will receive a special gift from us.

Vote for your favorite National-inspired card by clicking on the star sign below each drawing. You can cast your vote until Monday, November 25: https://westbelmontplace.com/holiday-card-contest/

  Thank you to Mr. Stephen Loya, the Art Teacher of Seldens Landing Elementary School and his talented 5th Grade students for the beautiful holiday card drawings! Winners will be announced by Friday, November 22. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive a special gift from The National and ...

Read more about What's New at The National — from our new industry awards, complete meeting packages, and last-minute ho...
11/18/2019
What’s New at The National

Read more about What's New at The National — from our new industry awards, complete meeting packages, and last-minute holiday celebration offers.

Our trophy cup runneth over. We’d like to thank all of our clients and guests who trust us with their leadership and dev...
11/12/2019
http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/awards/

Our trophy cup runneth over. We’d like to thank all of our clients and guests who trust us with their leadership and development sessions, training, team building, meetings, galas and events.

Every accolade we receive from our industry was inspired by serving you.

Each year, the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA) celebrates people and companies who go above and beyond in the hospitality and tourism industry with the Ordinary Awards. This year, with a record number of nominations, The National Conference Center took home two wins — “...

Treat your guests to a holiday celebration in the ultra-private, The National Secret. This speakeasy-style space located...
11/11/2019
http://westbelmontplace.com/2019holidayparty/

Treat your guests to a holiday celebration in the ultra-private, The National Secret. This speakeasy-style space located inside Black Olive Bar & Grill is perfect for private dinners or a seasonal wine tasting.

Celebrate this holiday season with a one-of-a-kind experience at The National's West Belmont Place or Black Olive Bar & Grill. Our Executive Chef and award-winning Chief Wine Officer will work with you to craft custom menus while our event planning team designs a setting that's tailored to fit your....

The National was honored to win both 'Hotel of the Year' and 'Chef of the Year' at the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Tr...
10/31/2019
The National Take Top Hotel, Top Chef Honors

The National was honored to win both 'Hotel of the Year' and 'Chef of the Year' at the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association 2019 Ordinary Awards.

Executive Chef Frank Estremera was awarded the 'Chef of the Year' award for his creative ideas, community initiatives, and spearheading The National’s farm-to-table food program.

The Ordinary Awards celebrate people and companies who go above and beyond in the hospitality and tourism industry and this marks The National’s second VRLTA 'Hotel of the Year' win since 2017.

The National Conference Center in Lansdowne has been recognized by the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association with two prestigious awards. The National was named as Hotel of the Year, for the second time in three years, and The National’s executive chef, Frank Estremera, was named Che

Live from Shocktober, we were on Fox 5 DC stirring up our "Oozy Suzie Cauldron" Black Olive Bar & Grill cocktails featur...
10/29/2019
Get your scare on at Shocktober!

Live from Shocktober, we were on Fox 5 DC stirring up our "Oozy Suzie Cauldron" Black Olive Bar & Grill cocktails featuring Catoctin Creek, Solace Brewing Company + Mt. Defiance Cidery and Distillery 🥃☠️🍻

Don't miss your chance to book the Scariest Weekend in Loudoun package THIS WEEKEND featuring overnight accommodations, shuttle & tickets to Shocktober and Loudoun's Largest Halloween Party ! https://shocktober.org/

A good scare, for a good cause! Shocktober is in full swing in Leesburg!

Our most recent technology upgrades enable us to power more than 20,000 devices simultaneously. And our in-house team of...
10/24/2019
http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/av/

Our most recent technology upgrades enable us to power more than 20,000 devices simultaneously. And our in-house team of multimedia experts works with you to create an unforgettable experience without breaking your budget.

More on taking your meeting to the next level: https://meetings.conferencecenter.com/av/

I’d like to learn more about how your in-house multimedia capabilities can add value to my next meeting or event. Please have someone contact me.

10/21/2019

We're less than 2 weeks from Loudoun's Largest Halloween Party Halloween Party! Do you have your tickets yet? 🍻🎃✨

🎟 http://bit.ly/locohalloween 🎟

Join us at The National to celebrate craft brews in spooky style with +25 #LoCoAleTrail breweries & gourmet food — and don't forget your costume! 👻

It’s been an exciting first year as Loudoun United FC’s Official Hospitality Partner & Jersey Sponsor ⚽️ Tonight it’s ti...
10/19/2019

It’s been an exciting first year as Loudoun United FC’s Official Hospitality Partner & Jersey Sponsor ⚽️ Tonight it’s time to #SaddleUp and cheer on the home team for their season finale match!

Our new Superfood Station showcases heart-healthy options with a focus on clean eating. The 15 rotating ingredients are ...
10/18/2019

Our new Superfood Station showcases heart-healthy options with a focus on clean eating. The 15 rotating ingredients are prepared simply and give guests an ultra-customizable, nutritious, and delicious dining experience.

Learn more: http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/corporate/

We specialize in creating artfully crafted items for our continuous break stations that keep attendees focused & satisfi...
10/09/2019

We specialize in creating artfully crafted items for our continuous break stations that keep attendees focused & satisfied. Featuring hot and cold snacks and a variety of grab-and-go options including fresh cheeses, fruits, granola bars, cookies, and brownies.

Learn more about hosting #meetings at The National: http://meetings.conferencecenter.com/corporate/

Looking to visit a real haunted house this season? Book your room with our Halls of Horror package and experience Shockt...
10/07/2019
Halls of Horror 2018

Looking to visit a real haunted house this season? Book your room with our Halls of Horror package and experience Shocktober with a complimentary shuttle to/from, breakfast and RIP passes.

And on the weekend of November 1-3, keep your goosebumps all weekend long with The Scariest Weekend in Loudoun package with tickets to Shockotber and Loudoun's Largest Halloween Party.

Learn more: https://shocktober.conferencecenter.com/

Planning to get your heart pounding at Shocktober’s haunted attraction? Keep your goosebumps all night long with the Halls of Horror package.

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Leesburg, VA
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Shape your ultimate learning experience at The National Conference Center. With 265,000 square feet of flexible function space and an award-winning hospitality team, The National is more than a meeting facility. It’s a blank canvas, primed for learning, that can be rearranged, adorned or completely transformed into the ideal environment for your training and development needs. From retreats to residential training to conferences to meetings, The National provides a customizable, distraction-free setting that maximizes productivity, learning, and engagement.

The National’s retreat-like and expansive complex, located on 65 wooded acres along the Potomac River, offers 250 meeting rooms, an 880-seat dining room, 917 guest rooms and the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia, accommodating up to 1,800 people.

Our experienced team will take your program to the next level with dynamic programming, creative concept meeting rooms, innovative team-building, unforgettable culinary experiences, and more.

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